Life. Purpose. Hope. Easter!

Pam and I wish you and your family a very, very happy and blessed Easter as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ this weekend. Three words come to my mind as I head into the Easter weekend: Life, Purpose and Hope. Life. Easter is the celebration of life. Jesus Christ arose from the dead and life reigns. Sin has … [Read more...]

How Much Is Too Much?

“The largest church building campaign in modern history,” that’s what is being said of the new $130 million facility just competed by the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. Well, I guess the saying is right, “Everything is bigger in Texas!” Here is how the new $130 million church campus of First Baptist Dallas is described on their website … [Read more...]

Now Easter Is Under Attack!

Happy Easter from me AND the entire IMFC board and team in Uganda! I love Easter and without a doubt it is my favorite holiday. My entire life and ministry has meaning because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and I love to celebrate it on Easter. This Sunday I pray you will celebrate LIFE! Celebrate HOPE! Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus … [Read more...]

Why Go?

2 Corinthians 1-5 Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. - 5:20 As Pam and I leave this morning for Kampala, Uganda, these words ring in my head. We are ambassadors for Him, Jesus Christ. He is going to make His appeal through us. Nothing is different. This is how it is supposed to be everyday, but as … [Read more...]

My Story

Over the past five years of working in Uganda and DR Congo, I have read hundreds of stories of people whose lives God has gloriously changed. Many of these stories I have posted to the IMFC blog for you to read, enjoy and celebrate. But there’s one story I’ve not posted. My story. I’m afraid that I often forget, or overlook, or underestimate my … [Read more...]

There’s A Rule For That!

“And he presented the burnt offering and offered it according to the rule.” Lev. 9:16 Apple has popularized the saying, “There’s an app for that.” Whatever you want to do, you can do on the iphone because there is an application designed to accomplish that task. Well, for Aaron, the first high priest of Israel, there was a rule for … [Read more...]

Laughter AFTER Tears

weeping may remain for a night, 
 but rejoicing comes in the morning. Ps. 30:5 Sarah, Abraham's wife, knew what tears, frustrations, heartaches and depression were. That was her life. No. She did not have a bad life. In fact, she had a very good life. A rich husband, servants, everything she wanted or could ever want. Except for one … [Read more...]

Happy New New!

Hard to believe 2009 is history. But it is and 2010 is here. Hope you have a great and prosperous New Year. Blogged with the Flock Browser … [Read more...]